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Castanea sativa

For sale by Bertotools Limited

This grower is fairly sure of this plant identification.

We have several seedlings available for sale, in excess of 60 roots all potted which can be viewed upon request and are available immediately.

Castanea sativa | Chatham, Kent, ME5
Plant Size
Total Price
20cm × 5cm × 5
£40.00

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Plant Finder: about Castanea sativa

Common names

Chestnut, Spanish chestnut, Sweet chestnut, European chestnut

Description

Castanea sativa (Chestnut). A broadly columnar, spreading and deciduous tree with an upright and bushy habit. This is a taller variety very well-suited to the large landscape setting, and also grown for its nuts.

Cultivation

They are fully hardy and will require sun or semi-shade; they will grow particularly well in hot, dry areas. They will need fertile well drained soil, and will grow poorly on shallow chalky soil.

Interest and use

Banks and hedging, nuts, raw material. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Castanea sativa | Rackenford, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Light, Medium, Low salinity
  • Soil pH4.5 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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